1 miles
Distance
57 ft
Climb
-138 ft
Descent
333 ft
High Point

Ames Rifle Descent Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Bird Street Conservation Land
    Stoughton, Massachusetts
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Town of Stoughton

Fantastic singletrack that connects Interlocken, Rattlesnake Hill, Borderland and Stoughton. Best if ridden west to east.

Access Info

Access from steep climb on left side of Eagle Rock road. Also access from Highland Street at the Canton Street change (across from Ames Long Pond)

More Stats for Ames Rifle Descent bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -81 ft
  • Altitude min
    213 ft
  • Altitude start
    294 ft
  • Altitude end
    213 ft
  • Grade
    -1.1%
  • Grade max
    -16%
  • Grade min
    18.5%
  • Distance climb
    2,297 ft
  • Distance down
    3,740 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,483 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Ames Rifle Descent Trail Reports

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      Aug 26, 2020 @ 1:07pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      reporter One of the most fun trails in the area.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 52 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Bird Rattlesnake Rifle Loop
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